Brightwater to get major upgrade

Brightwater to get major upgrade

Brightwater is set to get a major upgrade in the coming months. A recently-announced project will see Ellis Street, the main street in Brightwater, redesigned and upgraded. With a cost of $1.4million, the Brightwater overhaul is set to be tendered next month....
Garry earns Gold Shield for Richmond community service

Garry earns Gold Shield for Richmond community service

Jacob Page  Garry Thompson is one to tell others to “keep up the good work”. It is safe to say he practices what he preaches. Mr Thompson is one of eight recipients nationally of the Gold Shield Award for his services to the Richmond and Districts Community Patrol...
CLM working out for clean water

CLM working out for clean water

The best thing after an intense workout is a cold glass of clean water. But that’s not exactly what the CLM Workout for Water week is about. With the upgraded lane pool about to be filled at the Richmond Aquatic Centre with 742,000 litres of water, it’s safe to say...
Students put colour into community

Students put colour into community

A new, colourful mural now brightens the side of the Richmond Town Hall building, and local kids are to thank. The idea for the mural came last year, when a local artist and youth worker Millie Bourke, was trying to find a way to help engage with kids at Waimea...
Affordable housing for Tasman

Affordable housing for Tasman

The increasingly expensive dream of home ownership for young Tasman families will be one step closer to reality, thanks to local couple Jason and Ange Mudgway. Jason and Ange, who are the directors of Mudgway construction, have decided to turn their lifestyle block...